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Applied Physics, CourseSmart eTextbook, 9th Edition

By Dale Ewen, Ronald J, Nelson, Neill Schurter, Erik Gundersen

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Feb 28, 2008

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For any introductory physics course with an applied approach, such as in career programs in community and technical colleges, vocational-technical programs in secondary schools, and for general education physics courses at colleges and universities where an applied approach is desirable.


Applied Physics, Ninth Edition (formerly Physics for Career Education) provides comprehensive and practical coverage of physics for students needing an applied physics approach or considering a vocational-technical career. It emphasizes physical concepts as applied to industrial-technical fields and uses common applications to improve the physics and mathematics competence of students. The text is divided into five major areas: mechanics, matter and heat, wave motion and sound, electricity and magnetism, and light and modern physics.


Table of Contents

Table of Contents  

1.        The Physics Tool Kit

2.        Problem Solving

3.        Vectors

4.        Motion

5.        Force

6.        Momentum

7.        Concurrent and Parallel Forces

8.        Work and Energy

9.        Rotational Motion

10.     Simple Machines

11.     Universal Gravitation and Satellite Motion

12.     Matter

13.     Fluids

14.     Temperature and Heat Transfer

15.     Properties of Gases

16.     Wave Motion and Sound

17.     Basic Electricity

18.     Magnetism

19.     Alternating Current Electricity

20.     Light

21.     Reflection and Refraction

22.     Color

23.     Survey of Modern Physics

24.     Special and General Relativity

Appendix A: Mathematics Review

Appendix B: Scientific Calculator

Appendix C: Tables

Appendix D: Glossary

Appendix E: Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems and to Chapter Review Questions and Problems

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$93.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-501824-8